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Dale Carnegie Training Announces Joseph K. Hart, Jr. as New President and CEO

August 21, 2015
Dale Carnegie Training Announces Joseph K. Hart, Jr. as New President and CEO

Dale Carnegie Training, the worldwide leader in professional development, performance improvement, leadership training, and employee engagement, recently announced that Joseph “Joe” K. Hart, Jr. is its new President and CEO. Hart is a graduate of the Dale Carnegie course which he took 20 years ago. Today, he attributes much of his success in business to the training he...
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Three Ways to Tap Into Your Creativity

August 14, 2015
Three Ways to Tap Into Your Creativity

Today’s workplaces appear much different than those of just a few years ago—all in an effort to foster creativity, collaboration, innovation and teambuilding.  Former cubicle farms have been transformed into open collaborative work spaces.  Neutral decor hues have been replaced with bright colors that pop.  Vacant seats are common due to flexible working schedules. Incandescent and punchy pendant...
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Three Ways to Hardwire Happiness

August 7, 2015
Three Ways to Hardwire Happiness

Are you quick to criticize or complain? Is your natural inclination during an argument to declare that the other person is wrong? If so, you are not alone. In Dr. Rick Hanson’s book, Hardwiring Happiness, the author explains how our brains have been wired to scan for threats, ultimately fixating on negative experiences. The...
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Conquer the Tyranny of the Urgent in Two Steps

July 31, 2015
Conquer the Tyranny of the Urgent in Two Steps

We all share common challenges to maximizing our productivity level. First, there are only 24 hours in a day. Secondly, if we are actively applying Dale Carnegie’s Human Relations principles, we have more professional and personal relationships than ever before, but less time to foster them. Charles E. Hummel published a groundbreaking essay on...
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Five Steps to Delegate Effectively

July 24, 2015
Five Steps to Delegate Effectively

The ability to delegate effectively is paramount to a leader’s success. Although many people assume delegating to others ultimately wastes time, it is necessary for employees to grow in their roles. Others fear losing control of a project, however this will not occur when delegating correctly. Here are five steps to delegate effectively. Determine...
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Four Tips to Revealing Your Best Self This Summer

July 17, 2015
Four Tips to Revealing Your Best Self This Summer

Most people are in their best physical shape during the summer vs. winter months. Warm, sunny days make it easier to stay active and maintain a positive attitude. Many set a goal of losing weight to look their best in anticipation of attendance at major milestone celebrations like graduations and weddings. Consider working your...
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Build a Workplace People Love in Three Steps

July 10, 2015
Build a Workplace People Love in Three Steps

In Joy, Inc. How We Built a Workplace People Love, author Richard Sheridan reveals his proven formula for cultivating joy in the workplace. He was able to capitalize on his experience at an aggressive, fear-filled corporation by creating his own ‘joy-full’ company, Menlo Innovations, a small software company in Ann Arbor, MI, where he serves...
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3 Questions to Determine if You Are an Enlightened Leader

July 2, 2015
3 Questions to Determine if You Are an Enlightened Leader

As a graduate and former instructor of the Dale Carnegie Course, I enjoy comparing and contrasting other human relations and leadership principles, mantras and methods with those of Dale Carnegie. I recently read an article by another best-selling author, Deepak Chopra, and drew some interesting parallels between tenets outlined in his recent article, ‘The...
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Three Ways to Improve Your Level of Employee Engagement

June 26, 2015
Three Ways to Improve Your Level of Employee Engagement

A recent Gallup Business Journal article reveals that employees are responsible for their engagement too. According to the Gallup study, 30% of all U.S. employees, and merely 13% of workers worldwide, are engaged in their jobs. There is abundant research revealing that managers have a key role to play in employee engagement, however the...
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Disagree Agreeably — Three Ways to Say ‘No’ Nicely

June 19, 2015
Disagree Agreeably — Three Ways to Say ‘No’ Nicely

Disagreement is a natural dynamic between people—especially when in a meeting where multiple solutions are proposed by your colleagues. Choosing one solution inevitably results in disagreeing with another team member’s proposal. When left unresolved, disagreements can become problematic as the inherent conflict drains employees’ time, energy, confidence and productivity. The last thing you want...
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